New Delhi: A special team of Delhi Police has arrested a key member of the outlawed Indian Mujahideen (IM) from Darbhanga district in Bihar, police said here on Wednesday.

Kafeel Ahmed, 50, who is believed to be the motivator for the group, was arrested from Darbhanga district in Bihar on Tuesday and brought to Delhi on Wednesday, said an official.

"Ahmed has been working for the group for three years as a motivator, recruiter and communicator. He has been residing in Bihar for many years and has his relations with Ahmed Siddi Bappa alias Shahrukh, and the key members of IM terror outfit gang," said Ashok Chand, Deputy Commissioner of Police (crime branch).

Earlier this month, Mohd Tarique Anjuman, claimed to be founder-member of the Indian Mujahideen, was caught in a suburb of Patna.

(Agencies)